US v. Lithium Power Techs. Inc., No. 08-20194
In a False Claims Act (FCA) action alleging that Defendant made false statements to secure research grants from the federal government, judgment for Plaintiffs is affirmed where the FCA requires proof only that the defendant's false statements "could have" influenced the government's payment decision or had the "potential" to influence the government's decision.
Filed July 9, 2009
Opinion by Judge Stewart